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Haczyk extends streak in NU triumph

Senior Bryan Haczyk extended his scoring streak to 20 games and the Niagara men's hockey team cruised to 6-2 win over Sacred Heart in Atlantic Hockey action at Dwyer Arena on Saturday night.

Haczyk scored in the first period for Niagara giving him the longest point-scoring streak in Niagara hockey history.

Niagara jumped out to a 5-1 first period lead thanks to four power-play goals. Paul Zanette scored twice for the Purple Eagles (15-7-2, 12-5-0).


Niagara women streaking

With a 3-1 win over Syracuse in Dwyer Arena on Saturday afternoon, the Purple Eagles extended their unbeaten streak to six games, including four straight wins. That's the best run since the 2002 Frozen Four season and first four-game win streak since March 2006.

Jacqueline Spring opened the scoring for the Purple Eagles in the second period and a power-play tally by Erica Owczarczak made it 2-0 at the break.

Syracuse got on the board early in the third, but a power-play goal by Kaleigh Chippy, who also had two assists, sealed the win for the Purple Eagles (8-12-4, 5-2-1 College Hockey America).

Jenni Bauer made 14 saves and a has allowed only two goals in her last 239 minutes.


Daemen gets big wins

Bridgette Burke scored 26 points with 12 rebounds as No. 11 Daemen defeated Malone, 74-49, in American Mideast Conference women's basketball.

Sarah Soroka added 23 points for the Wildcats (19-3, 9-0) who earned their ninth straight win.

On the men's side, Daemen's Jim Regan (Nichols) scored 17 points as the Wildcats upset No. 17 Malone, 85-69. Khorri Silcott had 14 points and 11 rebounds for Daemen (11-10, 6-4 AMC).


Bengals break record

A 35-year old pool record fell at Buffalo State in the Bengals meet with Oswego.

The Bengals' 800-yard freestyle relay team -- Nate Steger (Frontier), Rob Erickson (Iroquois), Sam Miner and Kyle Sauer (Grand Island) -- set the new mark at Kissinger Pool and won the event in 7:25.70. Oswego went on to win the meet, 136-87.


ECC wins 12th straight

Sophomore forward God's Gift Achiuwa had 28 points and 14 rebound to pace No. 3 Erie Community College to a 104-80 win over Mercyhurst-North East in men's basketball action. Tyshawn Edwards (Grover Cleveland) added 16 for the Kats (15-1).